# Modeling of radiative and quantum electrodynamics effects in PIC simulations of ultra-relativistic laser-plasma interaction

@article{Lobet2013ModelingOR, title={Modeling of radiative and quantum electrodynamics effects in PIC simulations of ultra-relativistic laser-plasma interaction}, author={Mathieu Lobet and E. D'humieres and Mickael Grech and C. Ruyer and Xavier Davoine and Laurent Gremillet}, journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series}, year={2013}, volume={688} }

Next generation of ultra-intense laser facilities will lead to novel physical conditions ruled by collective and quantum electrodynamics effects, such as synchrotron-like emission of high-energy photons and e+e- pair generation. In view of the future experiments performed in this regime, the latter processes have been implemented into the particle-in-cell code CALDER.

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